Did you know that the word scaevity means unluckiness?
Most people just use words like “ill-fatedness” or “haplessness,” and as a result, “scaevity” has fallen into disuse.
If we no longer talk about scaevity, it’s in danger of no longer existing.
That wouldn’t be the fault of scaevity. We’d only have our limited vocabularies to blame.
(The more you know)
If you’re feeling heroic this morning, adopt a word that has fallen into disuse of your very own. Use it in a paper, on Twitter, or let us know about it and we’ll help make it popular again!